posted on May 14, 2017 14:01
What is burst containment for a turbocharger, and why is it important? A turbocharger is a system that has a lot of potential to cause a lot of bad stuff to happen to drivers, spectators, and surrounding equipment. Why, might you ask? Well, a typical turbocharger can spin at up to an unfathomable 200,000 rpm for a small frame turbo and a still amazing 90,000 rpm for a large frame turbo! That is a ton of potentially ass-kicking force. We will show you how much later and it's enough to make you cringe.
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